By Our Community, For Our Community

Meet our WHEN authors below. We love partnering with writers from our community to bring you content that is rooted in Scripture and paired with each writer’s unique life experience. If you’re looking to write an article for us, submit your pitch here.

Meet Our Authors

Meet the writers we’ve partnered with and click on their names to navigate to the articles they’ve written. You may recognize some of them as Hosanna Revival staff, or authors of the printed devotionals we’ve published. You may recognize some of them from Instagram, or you may have never heard of them. Our goal is to create a platform to amplify these voices as they mine the Word, looking for the Scripture’s answers to life’s questions. We’re glad you’re here.

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Abigail Thompson is a college student from beautiful Northwest Arkansas. She is passionate about words that point to her Creator, and loves to write about the goodness of Christ. When she is not studying, you can find her outside with her dog, a coffee mug, and a good book! If you would like to read more of her writing, you can follow her on instagram, where she shares about biblical femininity, contentment, and loving God's will.

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Alicia Lynn Hamilton and her husband Jack are planted in beautiful New Hampshire where they serve the youth at their church together. Alicia's days are spent doing college ministry at her alma mater, the University of New Hampshire. Her favorite Bible verse at the moment is "Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one  who takes refuge in him" (Psalm 34:8 NIV). God has written so many little blessed stories in her life through chronic illness and other life experiences, all with one central theme: "God is the Best Thing." Also, she loves cannolis.

Alyssa Adkins is a married mother of three teenagers. She spent 12 years in the public school system as a teacher and principal before choosing to stay home and be more present for her family. Ever since she took her last drink of alcohol in July of 2015, she’s been determined to give God the glory for saving her from her addiction by helping others who are still suffering . She loves to read, boat, travel and witness the people her children are becoming as they grow in their faith through life’s milestones. Alyssa is passionate about living transparently to show how our struggles and imperfections grow us closer to God and into the people he created us to be.

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Alyssa lives in central Illinois and works as a social media manager for a local non-profit organization that helps individuals overcome sexual abuse. A lifelong writer, she began her ministry through her personal blog, The October Opportunist, in 2018. Alyssa is passionate about serving Jesus and leads worship at her church. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, cooking, and writing music.

Amy Saxby

Amy is a Cincinnati native. She met her husband in high school, and married young. They have four kids: one in college and three teenagers busy at home. Teaching has always been one of her passions, so she spends her days with 4th graders teaching them to find their voice through writing. She loves Jesus with all of her heart and knows that her calling in life is love God and love others well. Amy loves colorful food, coffee with friends, being in nature, and playing music with family.

Anela-Lani is a Chuukese-American writer living in Maui. She hosts her podcast—the Beloved Young Thing Podcast—for young, island women where she talks about spirituality and mental health. She is a lover of Jesus, her family, poetry, art, surfing and all things beautiful.

Ann Swindell is the author of the  book The Path to Peace: Experiencing God’s Comfort When You’re Overwhelmed. She has contributed articles to The Gospel Coalition, Risen Motherhood, Deeply Rooted, and multiple other ministries. Ann is also the owner of Writing with Grace, and she lives in West Michigan with her pastor husband and two kids. Connect with her at AnnSwindell.com.

AnnaClaire is a designer at Hosanna Revival, foodie, and lover of all things culture and creativity. As a dreamer and idealist who is learning to embrace small, imperfect beginnings, she seeks to craft real projects for real people in the here and now. When she’s not working on these real, everyday projects, she can be found tackling a new recipe, meeting a stranger, or picnicking at the local park. She would love to meet you on Instagram at @annaclairehelene to talk food, deep questions, and everything in between.

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Ashley Setterlind is a pastor’s wife, mama to two on earth + one in heaven, writer, and worship leader. She is passionate about encouraging other women to be deeply rooted in Christ and abounding in thanksgiving for the glory of God alone. New books, naps, and Chick-fil-A are her love languages. To connect with her, follow @ashleysetterlind on Instagram, or read her blog at http://www.ashleysetterlind.com.

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Managing Editor of WHEN

Malory Smith

Malory is the Publishing Assistant at Hosanna Revival and Managing Editor of WHEN. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband, their son, and their dog—all three of whom she is totally obsessed with. She loves a good story, lots of sugar in her coffee, dancing, and book recommendations. She views herself as an extroverted-introvert. Malory is passionate about biblical literacy for women and is always trying to grow in her understanding of the Bible and God’s character.

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